Capital: Ramallah

Population: 4,7 million (estimated in 2015)

Official Language: Arabic

Main Religion: Islam

Ethnic Groups: Arabic

Largest Cities: Hebron, Nablus, Rafah

Main Sport: Football

Political System: Partially Recognized State

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Labor Day (May 1)

The Prophet’s Ascension (May 4)

Ramdan (July 5-7)

Feast of Sacrifice (September 11-13)

Islamic New Year (October 2)

Independence Day (November 15)

The Prophet’s Birthday (December 12) 

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